publication date: Monday, July 10, 2000 (part of Round X)

category: Games

clue: Angelina Jolie is being paid how many million dollars to run around in caves, looking for treasure?

explanation: Croft, the star of the "Tomb Raider" video game series (and the main reason for its success), entered mainstream consciousness when it was announced that Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie would be paid a great deal of money to play her in a Tomb Raider theatrical film. Most of Croft's adventures in the games (and the movie) involve running around in caves, looking for treasure. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, and Anna Gregoline

trivia: The gooed image is a screen capture from the video game.


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